Sunday, January 27, 2008

Foxes CAN read!

In a recent post I said that if our visiting fox could read my blog, he would get the message that he had worn out his welcome.

Obviously he was getting mixed messages though -
he saw the WELCOME on the mat and assumed it was for him.

Thankfully, he hasn't visited for several days, except for chasing a rabbit across the front lawn, followed by two magpies and Richard.

Where was I with the camera at that moment?
Sitting at the computer, of course.

Photo taken from inside the house.



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14 comments:

Miss Eagle said...

Alice, these pictures look like they should be on Cuter Overload or Icanhascheezburger. They are so beautiful. Looks like a little foxboy lost to me!

Marvellous photos.

Blessings and bliss

No Rain said...

I've always thought foxes had the most beautiful colored fur. I've seen some people who have hair naturally that color and I'm always envious. Your fox looks peaceful, resting at your doorstep.
Aiyana

Kerri said...

That foxy little fox is clever!Looks like he's moved in for the duration! He sure is a little cutey, and matches your mat beautifully!
I'd love to have seen 'the chase'. So who was Richard chasing...the rabbit, the fox, or the magpies? :)
I'm glad you got these great photos even though the computer kept you from photographing the golden opportunity :)

purplegiraffes said...

It's just so cute - how could you want it gone???

Reflection Through The Seasons said...

Your foxy friend has made himself quite at home and doesn’t he co-ordinate well with your doormat!! maybe he think you wont see him. Adorable pictures. Marion

Noella said...

Cute little fellow. I love animals, but I'm afraid I've heard first hand from farmers why they hate them, and what I heard changed my views!

"The Fox went out on a chilly night,
Bayed at the moon to give him light,
For he'd many a mile to go that night,
Before he'd reach the town-o,
Town-o, town-o,
Many a mile to go that night,
Before he'd reach the town-o."

meggie said...

I loved that song, Harry Belafonte, if I recall.
I know they are pests, but he did look so cute & comfortable.

I wonder if he will return.

judypatooote said...

Oh my Gosh he is so beautiful.... they really are gorgeous creatures...I am amazed that he would come so close to the house... he really looks quite comfortable.... judy

Brandy Kinch said...

My daughter (age 8) and I just started reading your blog and she's smitten! She's a huge animal lover and tells me we have to make plans to move to Australia :)

Meow (aka Connie) said...

Oh, he's so cute. He's adopted you !!

Mandi said...

amazing shot...how come he so tame...I thought all foxes in Oz were a total meance...he looks a lot helthier than ones I have seen in WA Denmark...

Hayden said...

amazing! just beautiful, and simply amazing. we have little red foxes here, just outside of San Francisco, but they are very shy and rarely seen.

scienta said...

Parks & Wildlife or the CSIRO may catch him for you.

Palm Axis said...

That is just too cute. As usual, beautiful sky photographs.